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The latest trailer for Street Fighter 6 is out, and it's a doozy. Weighing in at just two and a half minutes long, you might not expect much, but the trailer heralds the return of fan favorite Dee Jay. The Jamaican kickboxer was present but not playable during Street Fighter V. It also introduces three new characters:... Read more...
This week, the Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center (HC3), which is part of the US Department of Health and Human Service (HHS), issued a report warning the healthcare industry about the threat posed by a new ransomware group that operates under the name “Royal.” This report comes a little over a month after the Biden administration Read more...
"Armored Core" is one of those franchise names that will make a certain class of nerd turn wistful and weary. As one of the long-standing favorite video game series of said class of nerds, the title fell out of prominence in the 7th generation of game consoles and completely vanished after that. Now, FromSoftware is... Read more...
As Netflix continues to look for ways to bolster its bottom line, co-Chief Executive Ted Sarandos says the company is looking to  multiple ad-supported tiers to its subscription service. This follows the recent rollout of the company's first ad-supported option. Netflix admitted back in July of this year that the... Read more...
Minisforum has launched yet another mini PC, but this one breaks the mold with a whole new design and becomes the foundation of the firm’s Mars series. At first glance of the Minisforum MC560, you might think it is a new smart speaker for Amazon Alexa or Google Nest homes. However, the MC560 is a fully fledged PC with... Read more...
Amazon's logistics operation is coldly efficient, a vital quality when the company ships so many parcels on a daily basis. The venerable barcode might seem like an efficient way to track inventory, but Amazon isn't happy with the inefficiency of picking up and scanning products over and over. That's why it's building an AI-powered system known Read more...
A group of astronomers sorted through 200,000 images from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope in order to look for any residual background glow in the sky. The highly-ambitious project called SKYSURF, found an extremely small amount of excess light, equivalent to the "steady glow of 10 fireflies spread across the entire... Read more...
A Japanese research group has discovered that a coffee compound can actually increase the efficiency of current flow by up to 100 times. Suddenly, spilling coffee on your keyboard might not be a bad thing for your computer after all. The National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)... Read more...
Yesterday, December 8th, was the annual awards ceremony celebrating the last year in gaming, the creatively named The Game Awards. While celebrating the innovations, music, and gameplay of the past year, many developers and publishers use this as an advertising opportunity for upcoming titles. Few garner as much... Read more...
MediaTek is adding to its ever-growing stable of Dimensity chips for mobile devices, this latest one being the Dimensity 8200. The announcement comes a month after MediaTek unveiled its flagship Dimensity 9200 silicon. Like that chip, the Dimensity 8200 is built on a 4-nanometer class manufacturing process and takes... Read more...
A well-regarded Twitter tech leaks source has spilled the specifications of both the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Ti and RTX 4070. For some interesting context, Harukaze5719 has tabulated the purported key specs of the yet to be officially launched RTX 4070 tier GPUs. Earlier this week we covered the accidental reveal by... Read more...
DJI is eking out one last model release before the year is over, the more affordable, ultra-light DJI Mini 3. It's similar to in many ways to the DJI Mini 3 Pro, yet comes with a few big differences. Designed from the get-go to be under the 250g threshold set by drone regulations in much of the world, the DJI Mini... Read more...
We've been hearing for years (literally) that Google is working to make Chrome less of a memory hog. Maybe not in those exact words, but Google has pushed out an updates on numerous occasions with optimizations designed to make the browser handle system memory better than it does. And now once again, Google is making... Read more...
Yesterday, Apple announced a set of new security features coming soon to iPhones. Among these features is an option to enable end-to-end encryption (E2EE) for iCloud backups. US users are slated to be the first group for which this feature will be widely available, with Apple targeting the end of the year for its US... Read more...
Intel's Raptor Lake on the desktop is a great success, but what's next for the boys in blue? According to the latest leaks, it looks like a Raptor Lake refresh is in the cards for mid-2023. That's just one part of a pretty significant bundle of data from regular leakster HXL (@9550pro on Twitter) that also includes... Read more...
The Federal Trade Commission has voted to issue an administrative complaint against Microsoft Corp.'s acquisition of game developer Activision-Blizzard. The announcement follows Microsoft's agreement with Nintendo concerning the highly-popular Call of Duty franchise. Just a mere two days ago, Xbox CEO Phil Spencer... Read more...
A PC modder has showcased their sense of humor by building a modern PC into a portable gas stove. With the implanted processor as a heat source, no gas will be required, but it might take a bit longer to fry up your breakfast. On a social media site, the PC gas stove build was showcased in a brief video. At the... Read more...
It's no secret that we love video games. Not only do we love video games, many of us lived through significant heydays of gaming eras. From the 1970s and 80s arcade boom and then video game market crash in the US, all the way to today. Within those last five decades there have been many successes, failures, and... Read more...
In the true holiday spirit, Amazon has announced that new and existing owners of an Echo Show 15 will have free access to Fire TV in the coming months. The company tweeted out the news saying that 70 percent of owners already use the device to watch videos. Smart devices are found throughout homes nowadays, with... Read more...
AMD’s hot new Radeon RX 7900-series graphics cards are due to launch very soon and we are fortunate to have both the RX 7900 XT and RX 7900 XTX in our lab for testing. While we can’t share any performance results or show them in-action just yet, we are able to unbox these cards with you to show off the retail experience and physical designs. Read more...
As the holidays approach, you may find yourself wondering what to get that special geek in your life. An inevitable deluge of gift guides and deal roundups will help point you in the right direction (we're working on one ourselves), but for this one, we decided to focus on stocking stuffers with two criteria: they... Read more...
California-based audio technology brand Audeze is announcing the Maxwell, its latest ultra-low latency wireless PC and console gaming headset. It claims an 80-hour run time and auto-activating Dolby Atmos for the Xbox/PC version. If you're looking for a purpose-built gaming headset to add to your shopping list, the... Read more...
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